The August 2002 issue of Playboy offers a gripping exploration of contemporary culture, crime, and the personal lives of the rich and famous.
William Stadiem's feature 'L.A. Hookers. Russian Gangsters. Sex and Death.' gives readers an insider's look at the lucrative and dangerous world of high-class sex trade in Los Angeles, now infiltrated by Russian criminals.
Mark Boal's 'Being Watched 24:7' delves into the omnipresence of surveillance cameras and discusses the potential implications for personal privacy.
In 'CSE: Crime Scene Enron', Daniel Radosh offers a fictional take on the Enron scandal, reimagining it as a case for the investigators from the popular TV show CSI.
Corey Levitan's 'Secrets of a Round-the-Clock Pickup Artist' offers insights into the art of seduction, suggesting that persistence and courage can be key to success.
This month's 'Centerfolds on Sex' features Angela Little, a former cheerleader who values boldness in her partners.
'Jackpot!' by Paige Williams tells the story of David Edwards, a twice-divorced ex-felon whose life took a dramatic turn when he won a $28 million lottery.
Our 20Q feature is with Amanda Peet, the self-described star of 'Jack and Jill', 'High Crimes', and 'Saving Silverman', who shares some behind-the-scenes anecdotes about her work.
'A Day in the Country' by John Weisman gives a fictional account of a modern American spy navigating the treacherous world of espionage in Moscow.
Finally, our interview this month is with the iconic Harrison Ford, discussing his enduring appeal beyond his famous roles as Indiana Jones, Han Solo, and Jack Ryan, and his adventurous life off-screen.